BBC 4 - Channel Ident
The ultimate pack shot, this shoot involved lighting a vast array of everyday objects from the last forty years, many of which have become iconic pieces of design destined to endure.
Advertising, Branding, Cinematography
Creative Director - Matt McDermottAnimation Director -Tony Farquar-Smith @Th1ng
Creative - Oliver Harnett
Producer - Jessica Archer
Production Manager - Louisa Chadwick
Art Director - Ali Gartshore
Production -Th1ngAgency - Red Bee Media
Client - BBC Four Marketing
Sound Design - Rich House
Electric Dreams turned the world of one ordinary British family upside down, as their home was 'renovated' to the standard of a typical house in 1970 - the dawn of the digital age - and then fast-forwarded at the rate of a year per day through the technological revolution of the Seventies, Eighties and Nineties. How would children cope when they had to swap social networking sites and games consoles for black-and-white television and vinyl records?On the Electric Dreams website, you can still reminisce about the games, gadgets and gizmos of the 70s, 80s and 90s for yourself in the Time Tunnel. Watch rare archive clips about 80s computers, Speak & Spell, the Walkman, the Rubik's cube, and more.Charlie Brooker's Gameswipe conducted a caustic, informative but ultimately affectionate analysis of the inner workings of the computer games industry.The Life and Death of a Mobile Phone took a quirky look at what mobile phones might think of their owners' embarrassing calls and ill-advised texts.Upgrade Me followed poet Simon Armitage's quest to uncover the mystery behind our obsession with technological upgrades.Podfather told the epic story behind the silicon chip's inventor - a man who, according to some, remains the most important person that most of us have never heard of.Micro Men starred Alexander Armstrong and Martin Freeman as maverick visionary Sir Clive Sinclair and his former colleague Chris Curry, retelling the story of how they went head to head to achieve domination of the growing home computer market in the 1980s.
ITV's Knitted Ad Break for Text Santa nightAnimation, Cinematography2016
Short film to promote Season 3 release of Orange is the New Black in the UKAdvertising, Cinematography2015
Promo shoot for new ITV series on the MafiaCinematography2015
New campaign for OXO
A new commercial by award winning Directors Smith & Foulkes combining real model sets with CG animationCinematography, Computer Animation, Visual Effects2014
Coach Bags frozen in blocks of ice and melted in an extremely hot studio during a multi-camera time-lapse set up.
Joint DOP with Simon Paul
Produced by Glenn Holberton @Loose Moose for Merri Media
Studio and location shoot combine to create a captivating program trail for Sky Arts national portrait competition.
Directed by Nick Allen
Produced by Claire Oxley
New campaign for Weetabix cerealsAdvertising, Branding, Cinematography2015
Winner of the Audience Award at this year's Sheffield Documentary Festival.
A unique insight into one of Britain’s most dramatic struggles, the 1984-85 Miners’ Strike. No experts. No politicians. Thirty years on, this is the raw first-hand experience of those who lived through the UK’s longest strike. Follow the highs and lows of that life-changing year.Cinematography2014
A new commercial for Dorset Cereals.
Live action puppetry with CG additionsAdvertising, Cinematography, Photography2014
Industrial Laser cutting machine producing elements for the Famous Grouse Sculpture.
Advertising, Branding, Cinematography2014
Viral film starring Charlie the chick to promote Adobe CC and 3D printingAdvertising, Cinematography, Visual Effects2014
Supervised several time lapse units on a new campaign for Cancer Research UK which uses striking imagery to underline the power of research in combating cancer.
Directed by Frank Budgen
DoP Daniel Landin
Produced by GorgeousAdvertising, Cinematography, Digital Photography2013
An 18 month shoot on Tim Burton's black and white stop motion feature. Read more about it's production in my interview with The Call Sheet http://www.thecallsheet.co.uk/tcsblogentry/31440Animation, Cinematography, Film, stop motion, Tim Burton2012
90 Sec. commercial for Morrison's
Match lit four shots for the animated Turkey sequence.
Directed by Si and Ad for Academy Films
Live Action DoP: Alex Barber
Animator: Mark WaringAdvertising, Cinematography2012
A selection of the several films made for leading homeless charity Crisis at Christmas.
Now in it's third year Knifedge's ecard campaign has raised over £750,000 for the charity through a corporate sponsorship program.
22 bumpers for Film Four's 9 O'clock movieCinematography2012
Everyone mellows with age...
After a brief foray into the world of CG, Passion Pictures were asked to recreate the celebrated Peperami campaigns of old in stop motion.Advertising, Cinematography, Film2012
A major Channel rebrand for UKTV. Four themes were shot which combined live action, model shoots, rear screen projection and an underwater shoot. Shot on Red One and S16mmAdvertising, Branding, Cinematography2012
Knifedge was commissioned by Action for Prisoners’ Families (APF) to produce a drama to join a series of existing dramas to help work with prisoners around issues with their families.
Tom Hadley worked closely with scriptwriter, Mary Cooper, to sensitively deal with the relevant issues whilst weaving them into an engaging drama. Knifedge won the prestigious Gold for Best Drama at 2010 IVCA Awards.
The judges commented that it was “A powerful drama. Well cast, directed, acted and edited. It gave a real sense of the trauma affecting women prisoners and their families.”Cinematography, Film2012
Quaker OatsAnimation, Cinematography, Film2013